The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 187 210 195
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing OpenView 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.048% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.86% 0.74% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate
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£463 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £235 £331
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -29.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.65 £24.34
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -56.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
431 407 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.94% 6.47% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 304 303
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £18.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OpenView Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView.

1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) LDAP
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) BMC
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy
5 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) BGP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) HSRP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) DSL
2 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 2 (22.22%) VRRP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Legato
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Websense
5 2 (22.22%) Hitachi
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) F5